Times Higher Education

Updated: 31 weeks 6 days ago

US court backs university decision to refuse teacher training applicant

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 18:50

Mark Oyama’s statements about adult-child sex and schoolchildren with disabilities made him ‘unsuitable’, University of Hawaii said

Moocs: international credit transfer system edges closer

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 13:51

Six universities in talks on global credit transfer system for online courses

How Serhiy Kvit is reforming Ukraine’s archaic higher education system

Sun, 01/03/2016 - 01:00

The former university rector has been praised as one of the country’s most effective politicians for driving his ambitious reform programme forward

Focus on ‘elite’ universities ‘risks responsiveness of UK research’

Sat, 01/02/2016 - 01:00

Narrow science base could hurt ability to meet new challenges, report says

West Point cadets get food for thought

Sat, 01/02/2016 - 01:00

Jon Marcus reports from the famous military academy in New York state on an unusual student exchange

How student completion rates vary across Europe

Fri, 01/01/2016 - 01:00

A comparison of some of the national policies aimed at addressing study success

New Year Honours 2016: Paul Curran knighted and five professors appointed dames

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 18:45

City University London vice-chancellor among academics recognised

Privatise universities and let them ‘sink or swim’, Thatcher was told

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 12:49

Records of former Buckingham vice-chancellor’s suggestion at 1985 seminar released by National Archives

Loughborough v-c: raise or scrap fee cap to better fund learning resources

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 14:02

Survey finds one in five heads of IT and library services facing a budget cut this year

Higher education's contribution to Irish economy tops €10 billlion a year

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 01:00

New study suggests 150,000 jobs in Ireland are dependent on the sector – with each role in HE supporting another seven elsewhere

Brazil leads the way on measuring learning gain at university

Sun, 12/27/2015 - 01:00

Country’s standardised test shows improvements in undergraduates’ general and subject knowledge

Working with the homeless can ‘generate knowledge for social change’

Fri, 12/25/2015 - 01:00

Art can be used to showcase the skills and highlight the plight of the homeless living among us, says Brighton PhD student

Chinese crackdown on study abroad preparatory programmes

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 13:00

After fears that Chinese students are absorbing ‘Western values’, city authorities attempt to stymie pathway courses to foreign universities

'Ominous time' for French students after support funds are slashed

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 12:08

Student leaders warn cuts to support funds will increase financial pressure on those at university

Fluctuations in headcount and finance over a decade

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

Despite a record number of full-time undergraduates entering universities this year, the overall demand for higher education has been more challenging in recent times thanks to the decline of part-time study, a report highlights

Labour to avoid ‘hypothetical, theological’ debate on fees, says Gordon Marsden

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

Jeremy Corbyn wants fees scrapped, but shadow higher education minister says policy will not be rushed and must come with broader vision

LSE to address shortage of research on US domestic politics

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

Institution’s US Centre seeks to promote multidisciplinary and international research on American policy

Is ‘conference fatigue’ harming academia?

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

Depictions of conferences as being dull and exhausting make it ‘almost impossible’ to imagine them as places of intellectual engagement, scholar warns

Government urged to explain ‘dramatic’ shrinkage in private student numbers

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

Meanwhile, Elim Foursquare Gospel Alliance and Chinese medicine college among those allocated publicly funded places

The week in higher education – 24/31 December 2015

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 01:00

The good, the bad and the offbeat: the academy through the lens of the national press

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